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Lab Week is not Healthy

Saturday, April 25, 2015

I've worked in the same job for 42 years now. In mid April we celebrate lab week and at the hospital we do that with food. Monday was breakfast pizza and there was enough left for lunch....why did I keep grazing? Tuesday I was off, I did much better, but didn't track.

Wednesday was make your own sundaes...yep I ate that too. Thursday was wraps, cookies and leftover ice cream....Hey I did say no to the ice cream. Friday everyone brought in home cooked delights. They did taste delightful...especially the cookie bar krispie thingies topped with chocolate.

Why do I eat like it's the last supper? Just one more, start tomorrow??? I did this once and went from a high of 256 down to 176. I didn't feel deprived, I felt good, even great because I could move. My knees are hurting more, today I weighed 223.

Starting over, portion control, take my lunch, get control. This next week I have 2 dinners out to celebrate being a Girl Scout volunteer. It's not going to be easy. I need to celebrate being healthy.
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  • FALLNTENN
    Lab Week at my hospital was not healthy either. We had something every day. There was BBQ food, pizza, danish, bagels, donuts, popcorn, homemade snacks and ice cream. The only one I didn't eat was the ice cream and only because there are very few flavors that I like. I like WIZKEY's idea about thinking about your knees before you eat. I am going to try that out. Good luck on taking back control.

    2036 days ago
  • WIZKEY
    Take a pause before you make a choice and think of your knees. Reminding myself I don't want to be in pain is (usually) a good incentive to eat healthy!! emoticon
    2044 days ago
  • 75HEALTHYME
    I too have not mastered the "Time to Stop" choice... I am getting better with the "No First Bite" choice...
    Now it is time to stop beating yourself up and Just start your new day right now by getting back on the "Make better choices" wagon...
    We all know what we should do and what we WANT to do... the hard part is in the DOING !!
    2044 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/25/2015 1:55:50 PM
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